Complete Guatemala 13 days

Day 1º.(TUE) – Guatemala Airport – Guatemala

Arrival to the International airport and transfer to your hotel in Guatemala City. Lodging.

 

Day 2º.(WED) – Guatemala – Iximche – Atitlán

Breakfast. Departure to the Guatemalan Highlands. In route we will visit Iximché, the old Maya Capital of the Cakchiquel Kingdom. We will continue to Lake Atitlán, that once Aldous Huxley said “it is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world”. Lodging.

 

Day 3º.(THU) – Atitlán – Chichicastenango – Atitlán

Breakfast. In the morning: transfer to the village of Chichicastenango, where we will visit one of the most famous indigenous markets in all Latin America. That day, we will enjoy a living experience, where the travelers will have a corn workshop with local women. Corn is the most important staple food in Guatemala. Lodging.

 

Day 4º.(FRI) – Atitlán – Santiago – Huehuetenango

Breakfast. In the morning, we will take a boat to visit the village Tzutuhil of Santiago Atitlán. Transfer to Huehuetenango.   In the route, we will visit San Andrés Xecul, Lodging.

 

Day 5º.(SAT) -Huehuetenango Todos Santos Guatemala

Breakfast. Transfer to Los Cuchumatanes, where the highest mountain range of the country is placed, to visit one of the most authentic markets in Guatemala.   Return to Guatemala City.  Lodging.

 

Day 6º.(TUE) – Guatemala – Copán

Breakfast. We will depart from Guatemala City, and cross to Honduran territory to visit Copán, a Mayan civilization: Stelae, pyramids, ball courts. Lodging.

 

Day 7º.(WED) – Copán – Quirigua – Izabal Area

Breakfast. Departure to the Caribbean side of Guatemala On our way, we will visit the archaeological center of Quiriguá, which has some of the best stelae that the Mayans raised. We will arrive to Izabal to mid-morning. Lodging.

 

Day 8º.(THU) – Izabal Area – Río Dulce – Petén

Breakfast. Morning boat ride through Río Dulce, a  unique place of ecological and natural richness. Through the ride, we will go by boat to the touristic site of Cayo Quemado, to have a living experience.  With the community members, we will enjoy a culinary workshop preparing a delicious winkle (also known as “burro”) or shrimp and coconut ceviche. After lunch, we will continue our boat tour and head to Río Dulce town, where our transportation is going to be waiting to continue our trip to Petén jungle. Lodging.

 

Day 9º.(TUE) – Petén – Tikal – Petén

Breakfast. Today we will visit the Mayan city of Tikal, the jewel of the classic Maya World. Lunch in the archaeological site.  Rest of the afternoon will be free to enjoy a walk-through Flores Island, with a relaxing view of Lake Petén Itzá. Lodging.

 

Day 10º.(MON) – Petén Yaxhá La Antigua

Breakfast.  We will spend this morning visiting Yaxhá, an archaeological site located on the shores of the Lagoon of the same name.   Lunch and transfer to the airport to fly back to Guatemala City.  Transfer to La Antigua Guatemala.  Lodging.

 

Day 11º.(TUES) – La Antigua

Breakfast. We will have a free day to make an optional excursion to a coffee farm, where we will discover how one of the best coffees of the world is produced: Visit to the plantation, nursery area, wet and dry mills, sun drying patios, roasting and packing areas. Lodging.

 

Day 12º.(SAT) – La Antigua – Volcán Pacaya – La Antigua

Breakfast. In the morning we will go to the foot of the Pacaya Volcano, from there we will begin an ascent of little difficulty. After an hour of hiking, we will be in the plateau of the volcano from where we will be able to appreciate the crater of one of the three active volcanoes of Guatemala. Free afternoon. Lodging.

 

Day 13º.(SUN)- La Antigua –  Guatemala Airport

Breakfast. Transfer to Guatemala City Airport. End of our services.

Hotels:

  Option “A” Option “B” Option “C”
Guatemala City Westin Camino Real Barceló Radisson o Stofella
Lake Atitlán Atitlán Porta Del Lago Villa Santa Catarina
Huehuetenango Ruinas Resort Ruinas Resort Ruinas Resort
Copán Marina Copán Marina Copán Plaza Copán
Livingston Villa Caribe Villa Caribe Villa Caribe
Petén Camino Real Tikal Villa Maya Villa Maya
La Antigua Casa Santo Domingo Camino Real o Porta Antigua Villa Colonial

Effective: Year 2018. Not effective for Holy Week (24 March – 01 April) or New Year’s Eve (20 Dec to 2 Jan, 2019)

Complete Guatemala – 13 days

A perfect combination of nature elements in their most spectacular expressions: Volcanic eruptions and pristine jungle.   The activity of Pacaya Volcano will provide a unique experience in the World.  Flora and fauna in its surrounding areas mixed with the archaeological Mayan sites will be the nature wonders that we are still able to enjoy in the globe.

Departures: Tuesday.

Service: Regular. Minimum: 2 Pax